Day 17 – 28 September

We woke up and had breakfast and went to the local service station and found out that fuel was $1.95/L. and decided to try and make it to Erldunda.

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Alas after 554km grunter ran out of diesel and I had to grab a fuel can and top her up with 21.5L of diesel from the yellow can…

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and then it was off to Erldunda to fill up, fuel here was 20c/l cheaper. While we were filling up the kids went and fed the local emus.

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After that we started our trip to Coober Pedy. For lunch we stopped at the border between SA and NT.

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After lunch we hit the road again and stopped at Cadney Homestead to put 31 L in the tank and then off to Coober Pedy. After a few more hours of driving we arrived.

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and drove to our camp ground.

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And when we stopped the kids loved the fact we were going to camp underground. Here is a photo our our camp before we put our sleeping bags.

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and here is it all set up.

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After dinner that night we went on the local tour on how they do mining down here in Coober Pedy.

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All photos other than the first one was taken by Chareen. Also check out Chareen’s blog – Every Bed Of Roses, and my dad’s blog – Dingo Den’s Travels.

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One thought on “Day 17 – 28 September

  1. Kathleen and Dennis Juniper. says:

    Beautiful memories to have down the track. How blessed we all are to have this privilege of being able to travel like this. Thanks for sharing your journey.

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